Robert Crown Center After School Counselor

The City Of Evanston Parks And Recreation Department Evanston , IL 60202

Posted 3 weeks ago

NATURE OF WORK:

Under the supervision of the Recreation Program Coordinator, this position will assist in conducting recreational activities; prepare recreational facilities for participant use; and monitor recreational activities to ensure that activities are safe and appropriate. This position is an at will position that will be based on program needs and City budget.

SUPERVISION:

Work is performed under the general direction/supervision of the Recreation Program Manager and/or his/her designee. Assignments may vary from season to season and day to day. Assignments can be either verbal or written, with the employee determining proper procedure and work methods and is responsible for completing the work according to City work rules and safety regulations. Work is reviewed through ongoing observation, written and verbal communication, meetings and feedback from supervisors and other department employees. Guidance is provided through rules and regulations, policies and procedures, Personnel Rules and OSHA. Work is evaluated at least annually for the safe and skilled operation of equipment, quality of tasks, adherence to work rules, and performance in accordance with this classification standard.

PUBLIC CONTACT:

The employee will have contact with the general public in city-owned buildings. The employee may need to respond to questions and complaints and provide general direction to the public; the employee has regular contact with other City employees in order to share information and complete work assignments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF WORK (Specific assignment may include some or all of the following):

Lead indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

Assist participants in a variety of recreational programs including arts and crafts, field trips, games and sports.

Provide supervision to participants enrolled in programs.

Plan and provide instruction of a variety of recreational activities that are age-appropriate activities suitable to individual group interests, needs and capabilities.

Assist in maintaining a variety of records.

Prepare recreational facilities for use; ensure that appropriate equipment is available for classes and events; set up and take down tables, other furniture and equipment.

To supervise and conduct group activities and participants in the temporary absence of the program supervisor as needed.

Report to supervisor any accidents, incidents or injuries immediately.

Under the guidance of your supervisor, assist in the enforcement of policies and rules.

Keeping supervisor informed of materials and supplies necessary to conduct programs.

Inventory, maintain and care for equipment and supplies.

Possess good judgment and willingness to accept responsibilities.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

Knowledge of basic computer programs, including Word, Excel and Internet.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

Experience in an educational and/or recreational setting encompassing a customer service background is preferred, and any combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and the public.

Ability to greet the public in a courteous manner and good communication skills.

May attend staff meetings, training sessions and workshops, when requested.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

Ability to work primarily indoors and is occasionally subject to outdoor environmental conditions no effective protection from the weather conditions or temperature changes. The employee performs tasks outdoors related to recreational programs, weather can be hot in the summer, etc., while in the fall and spring can be cool/cold.

Employee should have the ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly, in addition to the ability to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Have the ability to lift, reach handle, finger, kneel, bend, stand for long periods of time, talk, hear, feel, smell, climb, maintain balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, and see the nature of the object by the eye.

There are no environmental hazards associated with this classification.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Preference certifications include: CPR, AED and First Aid

Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK

Ability to work primarily indoors and is occasionally subject to outdoor environmental conditions no effective protection from the weather conditions or temperature changes. The employee performs tasks outdoors related to recreational programs, weather can be hot in the summer, etc., while in the fall and spring can be cool/cold.

Employee should have the ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly, in addition to the ability to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Have the ability to lift, reach handle, finger, kneel, bend, stand for long periods of time, talk, hear, feel, smell, climb, maintain balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, and see the nature of the object by the eye.

There are no environmental hazards associated with this classification.

Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.

The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a persons race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).

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